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NACD poster contest

These students from Masterís Hand Christian School were winners in the seventh-ninth grade division in the Morgan County National Association of Conservation Districts poster contest.

Whitley Fleming, first place. She is the daughter of Darron and Allison Fleming of Trinity.

Preston Keen, second place. He is the son of Jay and Veronna Keen of Decatur.

UM scholarships

Chelsea Smith, Michael Collingsworth and Rebekah Boswell, all of Decatur, have each been awarded a Deanís Scholarship to the University of Mobile.

Smith and Collingsworth are seniors at Austin High School. Boswell is a senior at Danville High School.

The Deanís Scholarship recognizes individuals who exhibit the potential to develop academically and as leaders in their careers, families, churches and communities.

Johnson, Barnes honored

West Morgan School announces its students for the six weeks.

West Morgan High School: Clint Johnson. West Morgan Middle School: Meghan Barnes.

Land receives internship

Carson Land of Hartselle has been awarded an internship this summer with Vital Voices Global Partnership in New York City. She is a sophomore at Birmingham-Southern College and will serve in this position as one of nine BSC students selected in the 2007 class of Hess Fellows guided by the BSC Hess Center for Leadership and Service.

Land is the daughter of Edward and Allyson Land and is a graduate of Hartselle High School.

Cornerstone winners

These students from Cornerstone Christian School were winners at the Alabama Christian Education Associationís State Academic and Fine Arts Competition.

Junior high: Ben Matthews: third place, political science; third place, Old Testament; third place, patriotic poster; first place, declamation. Seth Campbell: third place, color photography; second place, patriotic poster. Leigh Anna Clark and Rebecca Murphy: first place, duet acting. Elizabeth Junkins: second place, dramatic interpretation.

Elizabeth Junkins, Leigh Anna Clark, Brittney McKinney, Rebecca Murphy, Ben Matthews and Neil Curtis: readerís theater, first place. Elizabeth Junkins, Leigh Anna Clark, Brittney McKinney, Rebecca Murphy, Haley Kitchens, Caitlin Buhler, Neil Curtis, Ben Matthews and Seth Campbell: choric speaking, first place.

Senior high: Mark Pettit: third place, evangelistic preaching. Amber Fulkerson: third place, spelling. Laura Tinkle: third place, digital photography. Ben Roberts: second place, color photography. Kari Begemann: second place, Bible teaching; first place, original persuasive. Brett Stowe, first place, expository preaching; first place, calligraphy. Kari Begemann, Elizabeth Murphy, Matt Pettit, Mark Pettit, Jason Clark and Brett Stowe: readerís theater, third place. Kari Begemann, Laura Tinkle, Elizabeth Murphy, Amber Fulkerson, Ben Roberts, Matt Pettit, Mark Pettit, Patrick Walsh, Jason Clark and Brett Stowe: choric speaking, first place.

All senior-high first-place winners will compete at the American Association of Christian Schoolsí National Academic, Bible, and Fine Arts Competition in Greenville, S.C., April 10-13.

Endsley gets scholarship

Suzanne Endsley of Decatur has been awarded a four-year University of Alabama at Birmingham University Scholars Award. Endsley is a senior at Decatur High School, where she is a member of the National Honor Society and French club. She is the daughter of Cheryl Carr of Decatur.

Pine Hill Tours

Pine Hill Day Camp in Somerville announces pre-camp tours Sunday and May 6, both at 2 p.m. Directors Carolyn and Frank Price and Jay Grantland will give tours of the facilities. For more information, call 778-8433.

Science Fair winners

These homeschooled students with Masterís Hand Christian School were winners at the North Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair at The University of Alabama in Huntsville March 7-9.

Elementary division: Quintin Dupper, fifth grade, honorable mention, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Best of Show award; Dominique Wozniak, fifth grade, honorable mention.

Middle division: Caleb Wozniak, eighth grade, honorable mention; Luke Sutton and Garett Sutton, sixth grade, honorable mention.

Senior division: Dustin Millwood, ninth grade, second place, Boeing Best of Show, IEEE first place award.

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